Droning, Buzzing, or Vibration From Front of the Vehicle – 2017-2018 Audi Q7

NHTSA ID Number: 10161604

Manufacturer Communication Number: A2619352054935_2


This bulletin contains repair instructions for when there is a droning, buzzing, or vibration; especially between 1,000 – 1,400 rpm and it can be isolated to the underside of the front of the vehicle.


2 Affected Products


AUDI Q7 2017-2018

Customer states:

  • Droning, buzzing, or vibration; especially between 1,000 – 1,400 rpm.


Workshop findings:

  • The issue can be isolated to underside and front of the vehicle.


Technical Background

Over time, the exhaust decoupling element may become worn and ineffective.


Production Solution

Vehicles in production receive improved exhaust hangers to reduce NVH. These parts are now available in service.


Required Parts and Tools

Always check with your Parts Department and/or ETKA for the latest information and parts bulletins.
Part Number Part Description Quantity
4M0253300N Exhaust pipe with exhaust muffler, front (left) 01
4M0253350AN Exhaust pipe with exhaust muffler, front (right) 01
4M0253099B Bracket for exhaust pipe 02
See ETKA Fasteners, Bolts, Nuts, and Screws as needed per the Repair Manual See ETKA/ELSA


June 13, 2019



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